NEW in 2016! WISCPHR Joint Affiliate Membership  
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Take advantage of both WISCPHR and AACVPR member benefits thru June 2017! Just click on the AACVPR logo to renew and join today!

Want to learn more about the benefits of joint membership?
Come to WISCPHR's 29th Annual Conference at the Olympia Resort in Oconomowoc, WI April 7th and 8th to learn more!

PLEASE NOTE: All individuals no longer will Join/Renew their membership on the WISCPHR website. Please click on the AACVPR logo to Renew your membership as a WISCPHR joint affiliate member. If you are joining AACVPR and/or WISCPHR for the first time or have any questions about this change, please contact Karel Ochs with WISCPHR at kochs@affinityhealth.org, or Andrew Miller at amiller@aacvpr.org at the AACVPR Executive Office. 

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WISCPHR Joint Affiliate Resources

https://youtu.be/t11zwG-Q4g0  (Click on the link to watch Joint affiliation Video)

Webcast Presentation-RECORDING IS NOW AVAILABLE!

Topic: Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: An Evidence-Based Approach to Help Your Patients Quit

Presenter: Allison Gorrilla, MPH, Southeastern Outreach Specialist from UW-Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention

Date and Time: Thursday, April 6th from Noon-1pm CT

Review the rationale behind tobacco dependence by studying the 2008 Clinical Practice Guideline recommendations for treating tobacco dependence and learn how to properly integrate the Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line into routine clinical care.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the rationale for treating tobacco dependence.  Participants will learn the mortality & morbidity rates associated with smoking prevalence and your role in providing treatment.
  2. Explain the 5 A's for patient's willingness to quit smoking and will learn counseling techniques for patients willing to quit.
  3. Use Motivational intervention strategies for patient not willing to quit as well as relapse prevention strategies.
  4. Know and understand tobacco cessation medications.
  5. Properly use the Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line services and the Fax to quit program.

This course has been approved by the Professional Education Committee of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation for 1.0 AACVPR Continuing Education Credits. 

Note: Webcast material is now available on the website.  Log into your WISCPHR account and go to the professional education tab to find the webcast recording  as well additional supplemental resources. 

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